Animoji Stories February 5, 2019

With the Grammy Awards approaching this Sunday, Apple has posted a series of new billboards in Los Angeles featuring nominated artists as Animoji characters alongside the title of their work for which they’re nominated. The billboard reminds us that we can listen to the Grammy nominated albums on Apple Music.

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Animoji Stories February 4, 2019

If you’re a fan of Animoji, the latest iOS beta has a nice surprise in store for you: four additional animated characters. iOS 12.2 developer beta 2 comes with four brand new Animoji to choose from, adding a giraffe, shark, owl, and warthog to the ever-growing list of characters… expand full story

Animoji Stories December 4, 2018

How to get ‘Animoji’ on older iPhones and iPads without Face ID

Apple’s popular Animoji (and Memoji) are only available on iPhones and iPads with Face ID. But that doesn’t mean you’re totally out of luck on older devices. Follow along for how to get ‘Animoji’ on older iPhones and iPads without Face ID.

Animoji Stories December 2, 2018

If you have a new iPhone or iPad with Face ID, iOS 12 lets you create a customizable Animoji character called Memoji. A Memoji can look like you or have a totally different look — the animated character will copy your facial expression and movements either way.

Want to add a Santa hat to your Memoji or create a Santa character of your own? Here’s how to make Memoji more festive for the holidays…

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Animoji Stories June 4, 2018

iOS 12 includes a handful of improvements to Apple’s Animoji feature, including new features and new character options. Furthermore, Apple has introduced a new Bitmoji-like Memoji feature for designing your own avatars…

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Animoji Stories May 21, 2018

Neon lights bring the iPhone X’s Animoji to life in a new, 1-minute ad premiering on Apple’s Korean YouTube channel.

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Animoji Stories February 21, 2018

There is a major Apple Music presence at the BRIT music awards today, with large banners dominating the Apple Music Browse pages for UK users, with an Apple Music playlist listing the performers and winners.

Apple is also playing a few commercials during the televised ceremony’s ad breaks, including the debut of a new Animoji karaoke advert: ‘Panda’. Watch the new ad after the jump …

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Animoji Stories February 13, 2018

Whenever Apple debuts a unique feature, it’s inevitable that it eventually gets picked up by others. We’ve seen this time and time again, and with the debut of the iPhone X and its Animoji, others are copying. According to a new report, Samsung will be doing just that with its next flagship.

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Animoji Stories January 26, 2018

Apple has released two new ads that use Animoji to sing Grammy nominated songs, as spotted by Adweek. The exclusive iPhone X feature has been very popular and also controversial as some see it as gimmicky. Apple has just added an additional four Animoji characters in iOS 11.3.

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Animoji Stories January 4, 2018

Samsung has announced the chip destined for this year’s Galaxy S9 flagship phone, and iPhone X owners might think some of the promised capabilities sound just a little familiar.

Through depth sensing, scan a user’s face in 3D for hybrid face detection. By utilizing both hardware and software, hybrid face detection enables realistic face-tracking filters as well as stronger security when unlocking a device with one’s face …

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Animoji Stories November 15, 2017

Apple’s new Animoji feature has proven to be a viral and fun part of the iPhone X, but the $999 starting price is an understandable roadblock for a lot of potential customers. Apple says Animoji requires the TrueDepth camera system to work, but a quick hands-on test appears to show the playful messaging app working even when the IR camera unique to iPhone X is covered…

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Animoji Stories November 6, 2017

Developer Simon B. Støvring has seemingly broken Apple’s new Animoji out of its Messages jail cell and into a whole new world. By tapping into private APIs, Støvring has created a standalone iOS app allowing users to record up to 20-second long Animoji videos.

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Since the launch of the iPhone X on Friday, there have been an abundance of overdubs using one of Apple’s  newest features, Animoji. With the facial mapping software that Apple has included in the new iMessage app, people are finding hilarious and creative ways to insert these Animoji into everything from music to movies.

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Animoji Stories October 20, 2017

An iOS app developer who’s been using the name ‘Animoji’ since 2014, and registered it as a U.S. trademark the same year, is suing Apple for trademark infringement. Apple last month announced Animoji as a headline feature of the iPhone X.

He claims that Apple was aware of his trademark both because his app has been in the iOS app store since 2014 and, he alleges, because the company tried to buy the name …

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Animoji Stories September 12, 2017

Apple has announced a new feature for the iPhone X called Animoji. It uses the Face ID sensor to sense motion and facial expressions, records your voice with the microphone, and generates cute 3D animated emoji to share with friends over iMessage.

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